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Policies

Please note: All official UF HR policies are now located on the new UF Policy Hub site.

Human Resources @ UF Policy Hub

Complete information on UF regulations and policies are located on the UF General Counsel’s website.


Below are some additional HR guidelines and resources.

  • Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources – Users of university IT resources must comply with federal and state laws, university rules, regulations and policies, and the terms of applicable contracts including software licenses while using university IT resources.
  • Compensation Policies – Including information on Wage & Hour Law; Pay for Promotion, Demotion or Reassignment; Perquisites; Visa Status; and more
  • Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics – In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the university makes available to prospective employees its annual security and fire safety report.
  • Employment of Relatives
  • HIPAA – The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is federal legislation designed to limit gaps in insurance coverage and to improve the privacy of personal health information.
  • HIV/AIDS – UF assesses the needs of students or employees with HIV infection on a case-by-case basis.
  • Human Trafficking – The University of Florida prohibits trafficking in persons, procurements of a commercial sex act or the use of forced labor in the performance of a federal award. The consequence of policy violation is termination of employment and criminal prosecution.
  • Modified Duty Program
  • Notice of Voluntary Resignation – While we hope your employment with the University of Florida is positive and lasting, should you plan to voluntarily resign from your position, university regulation requires exempt employees to provide their departments with one month’s notice. Non-exempt employees must provide at least two weeks’ notice.
  • Recruitment and Staffing – Includes information on hiring policies, notices of appointment, TEAMS employment, alternate work locations, outside employment, personnel files and more
  • Reporting and Investigating Fraudulent or Other Wrongful Acts – Staff and academic personnel with a reasonable basis for believing fraudulent or wrongful acts have occurred have a responsibility to report such incidents to the Office of Internal Audit and should not confront the individuals who may be investigated.
  • Sexual Harassment – UF is committed to maintaining a safe and comfortable workplace and academic environment.
  • Software Copyright – Derived from U.S. copyright law, the Florida Computer Crimes Act, and legal agreements in the form of licenses and purchase agreements
  • State Vehicle Seat Belt Use Requirement – All employees must wear seat belts while operating or riding in a state vehicle.
  • Tobacco – Smoking and tobacco use are prohibited in all facilities and areas of the University of Florida campus with no exception.
  • University of Florida Standard Operations – Our research, teaching and learning, innovation, and well-being all benefit from opportunities for interaction and collaboration. By providing these guidelines, our goal is to help support our university as it continues to thrive as an energetic and vibrant place.
  • Vulnerable Persons – State law requires a state university administrator, upon receiving information from another institution employee, to report known or suspected child abuse, neglect or abandonment.